International Student Prospectus

Mahurangi Technical Institute, a division of EntrepriseMIT has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Minister of Education. Copies of the Code are available on request from this institution or from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website at:

Full details of visa and permit requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available through the New Zealand Immigration Service, and can be viewed on their website at

Eligibility for Health Services

Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly-funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health and can be viewed on their website at

Accident Insurance

The Accident Compensation Corporation provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents and temporary visitors to New Zealand, but you may still be liable for all other medical and related costs. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at

Medical and Travel Insurance

International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand.

Medical and travel insurance is compulsory for all international students enrolling at MTI. You can purchase your own insurance in your own country or MTI will organise for you to see someone to arrange it for you. You must attach to your enrolment a copy of your medical and travel insurance if you purchase it yourself. MTI will keep a record of the Insurance Policy number and the type of cover provided.